SweetWater Brewing Co. has released a new winter seasonal sipper in its on-going Catch & Release lineup. For this true Belgian red ale, SweetWater brewers lured in a few first-ever SweetWater ingredients.
Mixing it up with fresh Aromatic malt (new to SweetWater’s stash), Spinnerbait also swirls in a blend of 2-row, Pilsner, wheat and black wheat malts; Columbus, Willamette and U.S. Golding hops; Ardennes yeast; and tops it all off with Belgian rock candy in the whirlpool. This catch weighs in at 6 percent alcohol by volume and 25 IBUs.
Spinnerbait’s sweet malty currents and deep red hues set out to tingle the taste buds. Belgian Ardennes yeast brings out fruity esters and spicy notes giving this brew a complex character and making it a classic selection for the season. Belgian rock candy sugar sets the stage for the earthy hops to bring in a balanced, spicy yet sweet finish.
Spinnerbait made its seasonal debut this week on draft taps and shelves, in six-packs and SweetWater’s winter Tackle Box variety packs throughout SweetWater’s entire footprint.